A New Path To Universal Health Care?
A New Path to Universal Health Care?
The failure of the recent Republican attempt to repeal and replace the Obama administration’s 2010 health care law might have opened a path to the only thing the right fears more: universal health care.
Rep. John Conyers Jr. has introduced a “Medicare for All” bill in every Congress since 2003. But he said he just picked up an 85th co-sponsor, compared to a peak of 63 co-sponsors last year. “I’ve never seen this much energy or grass-roots pressure behind this issue,” he said.
A new Economist/YouGov poll found 60 percent of Americans favor expanding Medicare to insure every American, compared to 23 …